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What the entire potlid would have looked like.

Bear Grease in the Bear State & The Power of Artifacts in Context

Its that time of year again…I’m getting together stuff for the next Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) meetings…this year they will be Jan 8-12 in Quebec City.  I am revisiting a topic at this year’s conference that I’ve taken a stab at before—a session on the interpretive power of a single artifact in a specific […]

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I Can’t Go Back to Austin Anymore…

In the 1970s Texas legend Doug Sahm wrote a song by the above title…It appeared on The Return of Wayne Douglas album…I always thought it would be a great name for a radio program dedicated to Texas singer-songwriters…At any rate, this title comes back to the forefront of my mind as tomorrow I am heading […]

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Of Mounds, Turkeys and Spirits….

As you know from previous posts, in late March the AAS–SAU Research Station hosted the Caddo Archaeological Conference…all went well (with a few of the normal hick-ups)…you can check out my Flickr pages here for pictures of the event if you like. I have one interesting story to pass along from the conference, however…on Sunday […]

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Conference Proliferation

Have you academics out there noticed that the number of conferences you “need” to attend is growing geometrically? This year I have on my agenda: Arkansas Archeology Society Meetings, Sept. 22-23, Little Rock, AR. South Central Historical Archaeology Conference, Oct. 20-21, Memphis, TN. Southeastern Archaeology Conference, Nov. 8-11, Little Rock, AR. American Anthropology Association Meetings, […]

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